64 Stories by Janey

Exploring 2021 AP CS Principles Create Task + Added Resources

2021 is right around the corner. It’s time we start gearing up our AP CS Principles students to develop their best Create Task! We’ve...
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LAUSD teachers can now earn Salary Points with Popfizz Computer Science courses.

Popfizz Computer Science is excited to announce that LAUSD teachers can earn 1 Salary Point for one of these three self-paced PD Courses. Learn...
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Own Your Teaching: 5 Success factors for Computer Science Professional Development for Teachers — What works?

Mrs. Lin, who taught computer science at a prominent private high school in the Bay Area for the past three years, decided to leave...
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Designing coding workshops for gifted and talented students

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.” – Ellen Parr This Summer Popfizz led coding workshops for gifted and...
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The New 2020 AP CSA Lab Overview

Overview The new AP CSA labs are released! In addition to the Magpie, Picture and Elevens lab, now there are 4 more labs to...
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Intro to Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi and Python

Popfizz Computer Science is excited to announce its “Intro to Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi and Python” course. Embark on a wonderful journey that...
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What Jacqueline achieved in a 1-day coding workshop

What can we expect students to learn from a 1-day coding workshop? Well, ask Jacqueline, a shy 8th-grade girl from East Bay with no...
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How exams can help students learn — a case for assessment for learning

For many years, “assessment” described an evaluation process that was given at the end of the instructional process which measured the effectiveness of the...
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From 0 to 1: Mission Bit Students Showcase Growth and Grit

Mission Bit, a San Francisco based non-profit organization held student showcase on December 8th, 2018 at the Pier 70 Gusto/Uber office. Mission Bit runs...
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Mediumish is Gutenberg Ready

The goal of this new editor is to make adding rich content to WordPress simple and enjoyable. This whole post is composed of pieces...
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